A Running List of Resources For Students During Coronavirus Outbreak

Last updated May 15

The editors at The Envoy know that during these tough times, students are facing increased financial insecurity and food insecurity, as well as obstacles to distance learning. We hope this list of resources can be helpful to students.

Hunter College has an Emergency Fund that can mitigate financial hardship resulting from the coronavirus. Learn more and apply here. You can also submit a request through this CUNY Mutual Aid spreadsheet and apply for the Scholly fund to get $200.

Hunter College’s main campus food pantry continues to be open in Hunter’s West Building, Room B103. The food pantry at Brookdale is closed. For other food pantries and soup kitchens in all five boroughs, click here. Hunter childcare centers also remain open.

Through the New York City Department of Education, any New Yorker can access three free meals a day at more than 400 Meal Hubs throughout the city. Vegetarian and halal options are available at all sites. Find more information here.

The administration also recently announced a long-term laptop loan program. To request a laptop, fill out this form. For free WiFi resources, click here.

During this time, Hunter’s Rockowitz Writing Center will allow students to make virtual tutoring sessions. To do so, click here and if necessary, make a new account. For more information, visit the RWC website.

The Economics Tutoring Center is open online Mondays through Thursdays 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Fridays 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tutoring will take place online through Zoom; the meeting code is 753-430-499. The Dolciani Math Center and Skirball Science Learning Center are also offering online tutoring.

For information about the library’s remote resources, click here. For more academic content that is accessible online, see here.

For general coronavirus updates from Hunter administration, click here

If you believe we missed anything, please email us at theenvoyhunter@gmail.com. We will update this page on an ongoing basis.

During this difficult time, the editors of The Envoy wish you all the best. Stay safe, stay healthy and stay home if you can. We look forward to continuing to cover the community throughout the coronavirus pandemic and beyond — because there will be a beyond.

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